Bad Liar Selena Gomez
Song Title: Bad Liar
Artist: Selena Gomez
Date of release: 18th of May 2017
Description: ” Bad Liar ” is by Selena Gomez ( Selena Marie Gomez ), the American actress and singer. After appearing as a child in the children’s television series Barney & Friends, she rose to fame as the leading role in the tv series Wizards of Waverly Place on the Disney Channel. In 2013 Selena released Stars Dance, her solo debut Album, which debuted at Number One on the Billboard 200 Chart in the United States. The Album featured the top ten single ” Come & Get It “.
” Bad Liar ” was written by Selena Gomez, Julia Michaels, Justin Tranter, Ian Kirkpatrick, David Byrne, Chris Frantz and Tina Weymouth. Production for the single was by the American Grammy-nominated producer Ian Kirkpatrick. Ian, based in Los Angeles, has worked with many artists including Jason Derulo, Selena Gomez, Nick Jonas, Justin Bieber, Britney Spears, Pitbull and Chris Brown.
The song was released on the 18th of May 2017 by record labels Interscope and Polydor ( both Universal Music Group ).
The track uses the bassline from ” Psycho Killer “, the Talking Heads single which reached number 92 on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart in 1978. Because Selena uses the bassline of the song, the original writers, David Byrne, Chris Frantz and Tina Weymouth, are credited.
Greg Sowder, a Warner/Chappell Music executive, played ” Bad Liar ” to Talking Heads member David Byrne who liked the track and the vocal performance of Selena. Along with the rest of the writers he gave permission for the sample to be used.
A video was released on the 18th of May 2017 to the music streaming service, Spotify. It became the first music video to premiere on there exclusively. It was made available for viewing only from Spotify’s Today’s Top Hits playlist in vertical view from the streaming service’s mobile app.
Another video that accompanied the song was released to Selena’s YouTube Channel. The video was directed by Jesse Peretz, the American musician, photographer and film director. He started out as one of the founding members of the rock band The Lemonheads, before moving into directing. Jesse has directed videos for The Lemonheads, Jack Black, Foo Fighters and The Roots.
To date,” Bad Liar ” has been a commercial success for Selena. In the United States the song has reached number 27 on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart. It has also reached number 40 on the Billboard Rhythmic Chart, number 15 on the Mainstream Top 40 Chart and number 34 on the Adult Top 40 Chart.
in the United Kingdom the song entered the UK Singles Chart on the 1st of June 2017 and reached a peak of number 35. To date the song has spent 1 week in the top forty and 4 weeks on the UK chart.
( Chart positions are approx, the song may move up or down on the chart )
BillBoard Hot 100 Highest Chart Position: 27
UK Highest Chart Position: 35
Other Countries Highest Chart Positions: Australia (ARIA) 13, Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40) 27, Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders) 45, Belgium (Ultratip Wallonia) 10, Canada (Canadian Hot 100) 15, Canada CHR/Top 40 (Billboard) 25, Czech Republic (Singles Digitál Top 100) 13, Denmark (Tracklisten) 38, Finland (Suomen virallinen lista) 20, France (SNEP) 36, Germany (Official German Charts) 36, Hungary (Stream Top 40) 10, Ireland (IRMA) 23, Italy (FIMI) 47, Malaysia (RIM) 14, Netherlands (Single Top 100) 43, Norway (VG-lista) 28, Portugal (AFP) 24, Scotland (Official Charts Company) 36, Slovakia (Singles Digitál Top 100) 8, Spain (PROMUSICAE) 13, Sweden (Sverigetopplistan) 23, Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade) 31
Official Website: Selenagomez.com
FaceBook Page: Facebook.com/Selena
Wikipedia Page: Wikipedia.org/SelenaGomez